Clive Davis Applauds Hip-Hop Community For Embracing Frank Ocean
March 05 2013 3:31 PM ET

Clive Davis Applauds Hip-Hop For Embracing Frank Ocean

Jase Peeples

The recently out crooner says, "They accepted him as a person."

Carly Rae Jepsen Says No to the Boy Scout Jamboree
March 05 2013 11:41 AM ET

Carly Rae Jepsen Says No to the Boy Scout Jamboree

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The headliner for the annual Boy Scout Jamboree, Jepsen says that she's withdrawing because she believes in LGBT equality. The Scouts do not.

PHOTOS: Soul Singer, Local Ally Erykah Badu Celebrates Her 42nd Birthday
March 05 2013 5:00 AM ET

Erykah Badu: Local Ally

Patrick Hoffman

Having just celebrated her 42nd birthday, we recount the Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter's understated contributions to local lesbian and gay communities.

March 04 2013 10:30 AM ET

WATCH: Boys, Beer, and Bad Decisions in Out Artist Matt Gold's 'Oh, Joe' Video

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Heavily influenced by his upbringing as an adopted Baptist in small-town America, gay singer-songwriter Matt Gold is back with "Oh, Joe," the second single from his debut album.

Yes I Am: The 20th Anniversary of Essential LGBT Albums
March 01 2013 8:00 AM ET

Yes I Am: Essential LGBT Albums' 20th Anniversary

Ella Vincent

Melissa Etheridge, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Kim Deal changed everything with their brazen '93 releases. Writer Ella Vincent argues these women made Tegan and Sara, Beth Ditto, and Frank Ocean possible.

WATCH: Clive Davis Reacts to Whitney Houston's Lesbian Rumors
February 27 2013 4:09 PM ET

WATCH: Clive Davis on Whitney Houston Lesbian Rumors

Lucas Grindley

Among the music icon's greatest finds was Whitney Houston, who Clive Davis remembers at length in his new memoir.

Joan Armatrading Still Sings of Love and Affection
February 26 2013 9:54 AM ET

Joan Armatrading Still Sings of Love and Affection

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Forty-seven years after she left high school to support her family in Britain and became a musical sensation, lesbian singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading shows no signs of stopping now.

February 23 2013 9:42 AM ET

UK Band Fiction Celebrates Alan Turing in Song

Listen to "The Apple" from Fiction's debut album

Eeek, It's a Lesbian Band
February 22 2013 9:00 AM ET

Eeek, It's a Lesbian Band

Denise Warner

A longtime fan fave in the U.K., the women of Eeek hope to make it big across the pond someday too.

Green Sneakers Leave Footprints on the Heart
February 19 2013 7:00 AM ET

Composer Puts His Loss on Stage With Heartbreaking Effect

Jase Peeples

Rick Ian Gordon talks with The Advocate about his emotional and fulfilling journey composing Green Sneakers, a mini-opera about the AIDS-related death of his partner.

WATCH: Music Icon Clive Davis Talks for First Time About Being Bisexual
February 19 2013 2:40 AM ET

For First Time, Music Icon Clive Davis Talks About Being Bisexual

Lucas Grindley

He's helped make the careers of Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin, and Kelly Clarkson a success — among many others — and in Davis's memoir he talks about his long-term relationship with a man.

The Irrepressibles Lead Singer Talks About Being Gay and the Men He's Loved
February 18 2013 3:59 PM ET

The Irrepressibles Singer on Being Gay and in Love

Christopher Rudolph

Jamie McDermott, out singer of The Irrepressibles, discusses his new album, his influences, and being gay in the music industry now.